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7 Days Short Trip in Sri Lanka

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Why Book With Us?

  • Experience authentic life of Sri Lanka
  • Special wishes always possible
  • Hand-picked Tours & Activities
  • Stay with locals in homestays

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Highlights
  • Boat ride on Maduganag river
  • Whale watching
  • Safari at Yala Nationalpark
  • Visit a wood carver
  • Hiking in Sinharaja Regenwald
  • Authentic Sri Lankan Food

Activities

  • Trekking
  • Nature
  • Sightseeing
  • Safari

Tour Start & End

Start: Colombo

End: Colombo

Included

  • 6 nights accommodation according tour plan
  • Meals according tour plan (6 x Breakfast, 6 x Dinner)
  • Transportation with private car and public transportation (A/C Coach, Bus, Tuk-Tuk)
  • Entrance fees for Maduganga boat trip, Whale watching, Safari at Yala National Park, Sinharaja Rainforest
  • English or German speaking guide
  • Taxes

Not Included

  • Flight tickets
  • Other entrance fees for parks, museums, etc.
  • camera permissions
  • other meals and drinks
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa (approx. 35 US$)
Itinerary

 

B: Breakfast       L: Lunch       D: Dinner

Day 1Arrival in Colombo

On arrival at the Colombo International airport, you will be transferred to Colombo. On arrival in the hotel, spend the day at leisure relaxing and enjoying the hotel facilities.

Overnight stay: Hotel in Colombo
Meals: -/-/D

Day 2Boat trip on Maduganga – Hikkaduwa – Galle

After breakfast proceed to Galle. En route Maduganga Boat Ride. Visit Hikkaduwa, the coral sanctuary was found on the coast of Hikkaduwa is a large shallow body of water enclosed by a reef, decorated with layers of multi colored corals, & colorful fish.
Visit Dutch Fort in Galle: Dutch Fort: Portuguese built the first fort to withstand attack from the Sri Lankan kingdoms in the north.

Overnight stay: Homestay in Galle
Meals: B/-/D

Day 3Whale watching

Early morning heading to Mirissa at 5.30 am for Whale and dolphin watching. Breakfast will be served during your tour. The frequent sighting all year round has put Sri Lanka and the Mirissa area on the worlds ‘Top Hot Spots’ for sperm whale and blue whale sightings. The blue whales are frequently seen during the first quarter off the South and West Coast of Sri Lanka, which is part of their migration pattern. The period between January and April is also a good time for dolphins. You will often have been accompanied by pods of spinner dolphins during your trips. After lunch transfer to Thissamaharama.

Overnight stay: Homestay in Thissamaharama
Meals: B/-/D

Day 4Safari at Yala Nationalpark

Yala National Park, one of Sri Lanka’s premier eco-tourism destination. The vegetation in the park comprises predominantly of semi-arid thorny scrub, interspersed with pockets of fairly dense secondary forest. Small patches of mangrove vegetation also occur along the coastal lagoons. The park is renowned for the variety of its Wildlife (most notably its many elephants) and its fine coastline (with associated coral reefs). It also boasts a large number of important cultural ruins, bearing testimony to earlier civilizations and indicating that much of the area used to be populated and well developed.

Overnight stay: Homestay in Thissamaharama
Meals: (B/-/D)

Day 5Wood carving – Transfer to Embilipitiya

After breakfast at your homestay in Tissmaharamaya, enroute Embilipitiya meet Priyanta and his family in the near surrounding of Tissamaharmaya. Spend a half day with this wood carver who has more than 20 years of experience in his work. Priyantha mainly specializes in carving animals and God, deity statues. The family has lived of the profits of their skills they inherit from forefathers.
His hospitality is infectious as Priyantha is willing to demonstrate some carvings while his wife cooks you a delicious Sri Lankan lunch to enjoy with them.

Overnight stay: Homestay in Embilipitiya
Meals: B/L/D

Day 6Hiking in Sinharaja Regenwald

After breakfast heading to Sinharaja for unpredictable rainforest experience in Sri Lanka. Sinharaja (Lion King) is bordered by rivers: the Koskulana Ganga in the north and the Gin Ganga in the south. It was declared a Man and Biosphere Reserve (MAB) in 1978, as representative of tropical humid evergreen forest Eco system in Sri Lanka and has been recognized by UNESCO as part of its International Network of Biosphere reserves. It was declared a National wilderness area in 1988 and lately a world heritage site in 1989.

Overnight stay: Homestay Negombo
Meals: B/-/D

Day 7Tour End - Departure

Until your transfer to the airport on time for departure you have free time.

Meals: B-/-

Accommodation

All accommodations on our tours are in, primarily, family run home stays, farm stays, Eco friendly small hotels. The food in the accommodation is primarily sourced locally or organically grown in the own garden and the large number of dishes on the menus are home made. We encourage and educate local guides in the villages and hire them in places where their expertise and local knowledge will enhance your experience and understanding of historical context and on the environmental impact of your visit.

We work together with a variety of different homestays and eco hotels. Their room availability will be checked at your booking. If one accommodation is already fully booked, you will stay in a similar accommodation of the same category.

Price & Availability

Private Tour

Minimum number of traveller: 2

Date Double Room
(per person with 2 travellers)
Triple Room
(per person with 3 travellers)
4-Bed / Family Room
(per person with 4 travellers)
Anytime 770 € 650 € 610 €

 

Upcoming Group Tours

Group Size: 1-6 travellers
Minimum: 1 traveller

Date Double Room
(per person with 2 travellers)
Triple Room
(per person with 3 travellers)
4-Bed / Family Room
(per person with 4 travellers)

10.03.19 – 25.03.19
on request
770 € 650 € 610 €
30.04.19 – 15.05.19
on request
770 € 650 € 610 €
you can inquire a new date for a group tour 770 € 650 € 610 €

 

Upgrades

Single Room Occupancy 80 €
3-Star-Hotel 120 €